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Sweet Justice is an American legal drama television series starring Cicely Tyson and Melissa Gilbert. The half-hour series ran from September 15, 1994 to April 22, 1995 on NBC.[1] The series was produced by Trotwood Productions in association with Columbia Pictures Television.

Sweet Justice
Genre Legal drama
Created by John Romano
Starring Cicely Tyson
Melissa Gilbert
Ronny Cox
Jason Gedrick
Greg Germann
Composer(s) W. G. Snuffy Walden
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 22
Executive producer(s) John Romano
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Trotwood Productions
Columbia Pictures Television
Distributor Sony Pictures Television
Original network NBC
Original release September 15, 1994 – April 22, 1995



The series was about a Wall Street Lawyer named Kate Delacroy (Gilbert) who returned to her Southern hometown to work at a progressive law firm that often clashed with her father's own conservative firm. The progressive firm is led by Carrie Grace Battle (Tyson).

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Tyson was nominated for an Emmy and a Screen Actors Guild Award for her role on the series.


  1. ^ Scott, Tony (September 15, 1994). "Sweet Justice". Variety. Retrieved 2009-07-04. 

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